Saturday, August 25, 2018

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Meet the cartoonist chronicling the unrest in Nicaragua

From Roads and Kingdoms.

Pro-Ortega paramilitaries have been accused of killing and abducting hundreds of civilians in recent months.

Nicaraguan cartoonist Pedro Molina says the country’s paramilitary groups are like ISIS.

Pedro Molina wants you to know that what’s happening in Nicaragua is not a civil war.

Friday, August 17, 2018

A positive message from the Niels Bugge’s Cartoon Award

We are happy to inform you that The Niels Bugge Cartoon award is going to be held this year, and will continue as an international cartoonist competition with all the central elements of the event intact, and most of the boardmembers and the international jury are going to continue their work on the event. But the event management is from here on being handled by the cultural department under the municipality of Viborg.

Saturday, August 4, 2018

"JOIN, or DIE" newspaper sells for $40,000.

From The Daily Cartoonist.

Four pages* of the May 9, 1754 issue of Benjamin Franklin’s Pennsylvania Gazette, including the page with the original printing of the "Join, or Die" cartoon sold for the minimum bid of $40,000

A buyer’s premium of 25% brought the total to $50,000.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Finalists of the first edition of the LIBEX-2018 Contest

From the website of the LIBREXPRESSION Center.

Fifty five cartoons were chosen for the final selection of the first edition of the LIBEX-2018 contest launched on May 15th by the Euro-Mediterranean Center LIBREXPRESSION of the “Giuseppe Di Vagno” Foundation, on the theme chosen for the 14th edition of the Lector In Fabula festival: “Imagination and Power in the digital age“.